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Determining Liability In Dog Bite Incidents

According to the Center for Disease Control, about 4.5 million people are victim to dog bites every year, and nearly 800,000 of those result in the need in medical care. If you are bitten by a dog it is extremely important to understand who is at fault and how to proceed with legal action if necessary. Due to “common law” owners become liable for injuries caused by their dog when they were negligent or knew that their dog could be a danger. A caretaker of the dog could also be held liable. In some states where “strict liability” is in place...

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First Steps After Getting A Dog Bite

First Steps After Getting A Dog Bite According to the CDC, in the United States, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. Nearly 1 in 5 of those people require medical attention from the bite. Many households have a pet dog, and although you may think your dog would never bite you, or someone else, all dogs are capable of biting. Any dog can bite, however, the risk of them biting is significantly increased when they are scared, nervous, eating, or protecting toys. In order to prevent dog bites,it is important to recognize the dog’s behavior and...

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Everything You Need to Know About Dog Bites

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Dogs can be great companions and add a lot of value to a person’ life. After all, they are man’s best friend. But, that doesn’t mean they don’t require proper training and attention. All dogs are capable of biting and causing serious injury if you’re not careful. According to the American Pet Products Association's 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey, 60.2 million U.S. households own at least one dog. That’s the highest number of all pet categories. So, it’s clear that majority of America loves dogs and that’s why it’s so important to discuss ways to keep your dog, and the people...

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